3 Day - Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work Course (RQF)

Description

The course follows the RQF Level 3 syllabus (SCQF Level 6 in Scotland) and you will receive a TQUK / Green Cross Training RQF certificate valid for 3 years. 

What you will learn

This course is split into 2 Units. By the end of Unit 1 (day 1) you will be able to:

  • Identify the role and responsibilities of a First Aider.
  • Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others.
  • Identify the need for establishing consent to provide First Aid.
  • Complete an accident report form.
  • Identify the First Aid equipment that should be available in a workplace.
  • Describe the safe use of First Aid equipment.
  • Conduct a scene survey.
  • Conduct a primary survey of a casualty.
  • Give examples of when to call for help.
  • Assess a casualty’s level of consciousness.
  • Open a casualty’s airway and check breathing.
  • Explain why it is important to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position.
  • Place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position.
  • Manage a casualty who is in seizure.
  • Recognise the need to commence Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation.
  • Demonstrate Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin.
  • Describe how to identify a casualty with a
    • Partially blocked airway
    • Completely blocked airway
  • Administer First Aid to a casualty who is choking.
  • Identify the types of external bleeding.
  • Control external bleeding.
  • Recognise shock.
  • Administer First Aid to a casualty who is in shock.
  • Administer First Aid to a casualty with small cuts, grazes and bruises.
  • Administer First Aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds.
  • Administer First Aid to a casualty with small splinters.

By the end of Unit 2 you will be able to

  • Identify the information to be collected when gathering a casualty history. 
  • Conduct a head to toe survey.
  • Recognise suspected:
    • Fractures 
    • Dislocations 
    • Sprains and strains 
  • Administer first aid for:
    • Fractures 
    • Dislocations 
    • Sprains and strains 
  • Recognise suspected:
    • Concussion 
    • Skull fracture 
    • Cerebral compression 
    • Spinal injury
  • Administer first aid for suspected:
    • Concussion 
    • Skull Fracture 
    • Cerebral compression 
    • Spinal injury
  • Recognise the different types of chest injury.
  • Administer first aid for a chest injury. 
  • Recognise the factors that affect the severity of burns and scalds.
  • Administer first aid for burns involving:
    • Dry heat 
    • Wet heat 
    • Electricity 
    • Chemicals 
  • Give examples of common eye injuries.
  • Administer first aid for eye injuries involving:
    • Dust 
    • Chemicals 
    • Embedded objects
  • Identify the routes that poisons can take to enter the body.
  • Administer immediate first aid to a casualty affected by sudden poisoning.
  • Identify sources of information for treating those affected by sudden poisoning.
  • Identify common triggers for anaphylaxis.
  • Recognise anaphylaxis.
  • Administer immediate first aid for a casualty suffering from anaphylaxis.
  • Recognise major illnesses including:
    • Heart Attack 
    • Stroke 
    • Epilepsy 
    • Asthma 
    • Diabetes 
  • Administer first aid to a casualty suffering from major illnesses including:
    • Heart Attack 
    • Stroke 
    • Epilepsy 
    • Asthma 
    • Diabetes 

Further information

Green Cross Training
Provider:
Green Cross Training
Duration:
3 Days
Price:
POA
Availability:
Scheduled dates
Course type:
Classroom
Locations:
Aberdeen, Ayr, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bradford, Brampton, Brighton, Bristol, Bromsgrove, Cambridge, Cardiff, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Coventry, Crawley, Croydon, Darlington, Derby, Doncaster, Dundee, Edinburgh, Enfield, Exeter, Glasgow, Gloucester, Guildford, Halifax, Hamilton, Headcorn, High Wycombe, Hull, Ilford, Ilford, Essex, Inverness, Ipswich, Leeds, Leicester, Lincoln, Liverpool, London, Luton, Maidstone, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Newcastle, Northampton, Norwich, Nottingham, Oldham, Oxford, Peterborough, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Preston, Reading, Romford, Salisbury, Sheffield, Solihull, South Mimms, Southampton, Stoke On Trent, Sunderland, Swansea, Swindon, Telford, Truro, Walsall, Warrington, Watford, Witham, Wolverhampton, Wrexham, York

Contact Information

Green Cross Training

Building 10, Candy Lane
Bothwell Bridge Business Park
Hamilton
ML3 0FD

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